Abbie’s Groom Room is predicated in Simple Clear canine wash, a self service canine cleansing enterprise situated on Spencer Highway.
Abbie, who’s initially from Donegal, has at all times beloved animals and is delighted to have the ability to work so intently with one in all her favorite pets.
She stated, “I’ve been open now for about six weeks and its been going nice. I lease this area right here from Simple Clear canine wash and have been fortunate to have the ability to work with a few of their clients. They are often booked on Fb and also you come and wash your canine your self. I’m glad to clip nails or do a facial trim or the rest you wouldn’t really feel snug doing your self for individuals who convey their canines to the self service wash. I’m additionally obtainable to ebook for a full groom for individuals who would like another person do it or no matter else you want – I can do something from head to toe on the canine!
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Abbie Gibson, proprietor Abbie’s Groom Room, pictured exterior her premises on Spencer Highway. Picture: George Sweeney. DER2145GS – 028
“My favorite canine breed must be a schnauzer. I absolutley love them and their minimize and every little thing. I haven’t had one in right here but however I might like to sooner or later.
“I’ve a canine myself, Teddy. He’s a Cockapoo and it was due to him I bought into grooming. I at all times needed to work with animals – I used to be pondering possibly of being a veterinary nurse however as soon as I bought Teddy a few 12 months in the past I bought actually into the grooming facet after which one factor led to a different and right here we’re!
“I’m so fortunate too that I can convey my canine to work with me. He’s a ‘pandemic pet’ so he generally is a bit weary of individuals and different canines however I feel it will likely be good for him to be right here and get used to assembly strangers.
“I’m solely 19 so I used to be pondering I’m a bit too younger for this however I absolutley find it irresistible. It may be powerful to run your personal enterprise and I’m not a fan of placing myself on the market and promoting however it must be performed. Typically I really feel like throwing my telephone away after placing a put up on social media however it’s a significant side of the job to get the phrase out. I like grooming canines and doing hands-on work so I actually love my job and I hope to do that perpetually.
Abbie Gibson, proprietor of Abbie’s Groom Room, pictured with Teddy in her premises on Spencer Highway. Picture: George Sweeney. DER2145GS – 026
“For individuals who have a brand new pet, bringing the canine all the way down to a groomer as quickly as they’re vaccinated is so necessary. It will get the pet used to the smells and sounds of the salon and the sensation of the clippers on their pores and skin. There’s not a lot you are able to do with a younger pet other than have enjoyable with them however it’s so necessary that they get pleasure from coming to the groomers if the proprietor desires to often get them groomed. Like I stated although, I’ve a ‘pandemic pet’ myself so I perceive it wasn’t really easy for some individuals to get their canines in and get used to it with lockdown and every little thing else that was happening.
“I’ve so many large plans for the longer term and wish to practice in so many different features of canine care and grooming. I might love to have the ability to supply a doggy spa or one thing however I’ve a superb bit to go earlier than I get there. For now, I’m so grateful to have the ability to do what I like and I’m having fun with each minute of it!”
Abbie’s Groom Room is situated at 8 Spencer Highway and bookings may be made by calling +44 7561 671391 or Abbie’s Groom Room on Fb
Abbie Gibson, proprietor of Abbie’s Groom Room, Spencer Highway. Picture: George Sweeney. DER2145GS – 025Abbie Gibson, proprietor of Abbie’s Groom Room, Spencer Highway. Picture: George Sweeney. DER2145GS – 027